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Educational Films
by Mansfield, John M
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Dr. E.F. Schumacher, the British fuel economist and founder of the Intermediate Technology Group in London, discusses his work. He questions the wisdom of the current trend to mechanise and automate, and believes the human factor should be brought back to the production process. Some compromise should be sought between the waste of non-renewable fuel sources in highly developed technology, and the labour intensity and low production of primitive industry Summary Presents E F Schumacher's...
Topics: 16mm Film, Series: The Other way, Educational Film, Schumacher, E. F. (Ernst Friedrich), 1911-1977,...
Living New Deal Project
by Federal Works Agency. Work Projects Administration
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On WPA projects in Michigan. Reel 1, timber is cut and a tourist cabin floor laid near Calumet. Reel 2, Red Cross women in Detroit wrap bandages. Track for the Detroit Street Railway is installed. A storm sewer is constructed in Bay City. Shows a municipal garage at Grand Rapids under construction. Reel 3, CCC units repair a fish hatchery at Grayling (pond beds are dug, concrete sides constructed, and fish transferred). A Detroit street is widened. A WPA orchestra plays. Shows a Department of...
Topics: American Red Cross (02/12/1978 - ), Braille, Bridges, Buildings, Civilians, Fishes, Highway...
Educational Films
by Teale, Edwin Way, 1899-1980. Wandering through winter; Hobel-Leiterman Productions; Xerox Films
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Wandering Through Winter Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Uses close - ups of animals in their natural habi./ia metadata wanderingthroughwinter --appbrings to the country. Shows winter as a time of migration and hibernation, a constantly recurring drama of nature.
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Topics: Winter, Natural history, Natural history, Winter
Prelinger Archives
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This is a scan of 35mm material held by Prelinger Archives, San Francisco and thought to be an original 1906 print. It was scanned by Adrianne Finelli at Internet Archive on October 11, 2018 using IA's Lasergraphics ScanStation scanner set at 5120 x 3840 and scanned to 16fps. Due to Final Cut Pro limitations, this full-width scan is 4096 x 3072 pixels wide and every second frame is doubled for a playback framerate of 24fps. Archives frequently make full-width scans to show information between...
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Topics: San Francisco, 1906, Market Street
California Historical Society
by Armor, Albert
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Description : This film includes footage taken at the Golden Gate International Exposition in 1939, the Rose Bowl parade and football game and Armor family Christmas scenes. Note in can :The Bay; World's Fair 1939 C.H. & Allieise [?]; Mexican Ehib; Clipper ship; G.E. Ehib; Rose Bowl (Shirley Temple); Rose Bowl Game; Xmas 1939 Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its...
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Topics: californialightandsound, Amateur films, home movie
Prelinger Archives
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Survey of famous tourist sites in San Francisco in 1938. 01:00:37:10 Intertitle over sparkling water “A city of supreme and exotic beauty…” 01:02:01:14 Elevated shot overlooking downtown San Francisco and the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge 01:02:20:27 Sign: “San Francisco Airport New York - 15 Hours Los Angeles - 2 Hours” 01:02:39:07 VS 1940s San Francisco airport. Old United Airlines commercial passenger plane on runway and taxiing. 01:03:05:02 Train tracks and train station; train...
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Living New Deal Project
by Federal Works Agency. Work Projects Administration
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Diagrams and time-lapse photography are used to show the life cycle of the pea plant. The seed sprouts, roots grow downward, and the stem upward, tentacles coil around a string for support, and the pea flower opens. Describes the fertilization of the egg cells, division of the seed, growth of the pod, and liberation of the seeds. National Archives Identifier: 12353 Local Identifier: 69.39 * Creator(s): Federal Works Agency. Work Projects Administration. (07/01/1939 - 06/30/1943) (Most Recent) *...
Topics: Botany, Motion pictures, Living New Deal, pea plant
Prelinger Archives
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To be logged. Home movies shot at Golden Gate International Exposition, San Francisco, 1939-40. ends with nice shot of woman approaching camera, walking down street, looks like Hollywood, California.
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Prelinger Archives Home Movies
by Unknown
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Pre-World War II San Francisco scenics.
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Topic: San Francisco: Scenics: Historical
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
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To come.
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Topics: home movies, prelinger
Description : Black and white film footage of northern California including San Francisco, likely from the 1930s. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for...
Topics: californialightandsound, ontariocitylibrary, San Francisco (Calif.), California, Northern, home...
Home Movies
by Rodney K. Ketcham
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Ketcham family home movies of 1951 trip to Europe--France, Switzerland, Italy, and Spain. Rodney K. Ketcham Collection: This large collection of 8mm and 16mm amateur films by Rodney Kenneth Ketcham is familial, yet international, in scope, showing both travel throughout the United States and abroad and domestic home movie scenes. Content notes are from Dr. Ketcham’s daughter Jerri Ketcham McDermott. Dr. Rodney Kenneth Ketcham (1909-2002), grew up in Lestershire, New York. Dr. Ketcham was a...
Topic: Home movies
Mirrortube
by Andrés Pizá
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©Filmoteca Española Varias tomas de vídeo de la ciudad de Barcelona durante el año 1908 -- Several video cuts of the city of Barcelona at 1908. Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aQMsQnHYbIo Uploader: Andrés Pizá
Topics: Youtube, video, Film & Animation, barcelona, 1910, capital, españa, spain, ferrocaril, train,...
California State University, Bakersfield
by Cullimore, Clarence C., 1885-
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Note : Brown spots caused by oxidation on original film. Additional Title : Camping #1 and #2 Description : Clarence Cullimore and family camping in Yosemite Park. Call Number : csub2015_016 Source : 2 Reels of 2: Film: 8mm Rights : Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, home movie
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life
by Gerstley, J.M.
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Source : 3 Reels of 3: Film: 16mm Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, home movie
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
by Hidzick, Joseph F.
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Description : The Joseph F. Hidzick motion picture films consists of 8 reels of 35mm cellulose nitrate film of San Francisco fishing companies operations in Alaska and San Francisco Bay from circa 1930-1935. "Iced Kist Treasures" shows salmon fishery and canning at the Wood River Cannery near Dillingham, Alaska. Joseph Hidzick was superintendent of the Wood River Cannery for the San Francisco-based Alaska Salmon Company. "Codfish film" shows the San Francisco-based Union...
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Topic: californialightandsound
Prelinger Archives
by Unknown
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Personal hygiene, 1920s-style.
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Topic: Health and hygiene
Note : Phone recordings with hum, hiss, and varying sound levels throughout, especially on receiving end of call. Dead time and sometimes dialing noises or beeps between calls. Part 3 has loud pops at 00:31:35 and 00:32:19. Part 4 beeps at 00:25:05. Part 7 has very loud beeps from 00:03:30 to 00:05:20, otherwise audio levels are extremely low. Part 8 has extremely low audio levels and some sections are silent. Part 9 has varying audio levels. Description:   The calls are related to an...
Topics: californialightandsound, San Francisco (Calif.). Police Dept, Hood, John B., Cahill, Thomas J....
Source: 7 Tapes of 7: 1/4 inch audio tape
NASA Images
by NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio
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A demonstration of an early version of the Digital Earth Workbench, intercutting live shots of the bench operator with screen captures of the bench application. Note: A tour of the Earth in an immersive application, zooming to Yosemite and flying around within the topography of the region. Animator: Steve Maher (NASA/GSFC). Scientist: Steve Maher (NASA/GSFC).
Topics: Physical geography, Technology, Yosemite, What -- Earth
Source: http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/goto?331
The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 8mm Call Number : Motion Picture 15B Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or reproduction of works protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use...
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Topics: californialightandsound, home movie
Prelinger Archives
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Amateur footage of San Francisco Outdoor Art Show
Topic: San Francisco
NASA Images
by NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio
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Note: A flyby of San Francisco, from Landsat imagery. Animator: Jesse Allen (Raytheon). Scientist: Darrel Williams (NASA/GSFC). Platforms/Sensors/Data Sets: Landsat-5/TM.
Topics: Human geography, Hydrology, Physical geography, San Francisco, Location, California, What --...
Source: http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/goto?854
Educational Films
by Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
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In English. From the series Je parle français, nouv. ed
Topic: Manners and customs
Educational Films
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Presents an overview of life in pre-World War I Paris using old French newsreels, theatre programs, early silent films, and Melies' trick films. Traces the gaiety of La Belle Epoque, the misery of the "other half," and the development of social, political, intellectual and cultural trends in the early part of the 20th century. Features shots of some of the most famous personages of the era including Renoir, Rodin, Gide, Collette, Caruso, Monet, and others
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
by Hamber, Eric Werge
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Item is an amateur film documenting Eric Hamber and five male companions bathing nude in a lake, game shooting with hunting rifle and spending time outside a log cabin. 1926. Item # MI-134
Topics: Automobiles, Lakes and ponds, Dogs, Men, Log cabins
Educational Films
by Edgar Ulmer
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This film courtesy of The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) DIRECTOR: Edgar Ulmer. SPONSOR: National Tuberculosis Association. CAMERA: J. Burgi Contner. EDITOR: Marc Asch. SOUND: Dean Cole. NARA ARC Identifier: 98567 Produced in both English and Spanish, the film focuses on the Lopez family, now motherless because of tuberculosis. When Consuelo, the daughter of the family, begins to manifest symptoms, she prays fervently, though a “wise padre,” as the credits would have...
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Community Video
by Gabriel Peters-Lazaro
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Europe trip 2002, tape 24, Paris
Topics: europe, travel, paris
Prelinger Archives
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Silent. Sites around Kyoto Japan. Not clear if this a commercial film or home movies.
Topic: Kyoto
Prelinger Archives
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Add description from log sheet
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Prelinger Archives Home Movies
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Home movie shot during trip to the province of Québec and possibly elsewhere, ca. 1930s.
Topics: home movies, travel, tourism, Canada, Québec, logging, steamships
Wellcome Library Moving Image Collection
by Wellcome Library
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This black and white, silent film shows the anatomy of muscles. We see dissected muscles and their microscopic structure fibre and fibril. Involuntary and voluntary muscular actions are shown as are muscle-nerve preparations. Fatigue, antagonism and exercise are demonstrated as effects on the muscles. 3 segments.
Topics: Physiology, Muscles, Human physiology, Physiology, Muscles, Medical students.
Prelinger Archives
by Murphy (Owen) Productions
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Informs viewer of the experimental advances in audiovisual communications techniques Bell Telephone Laboratories' researchers are experimenting with: computer graphics, synthesized speech, computer-made movies and music, and designing prototypical devices. 20:27:20:29 CU man working on 1980s computer screen tracing line with digital pen over graph on screen, sheet music above graph, audio track jumbled notes corresponding to music written on computer screen. 20:27:39:28 man holds pen to digital...
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Feature Films
by Hans Richter
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"Joe/Narcissus (Jack Bittner) is an ordinary man who has recently signed a complicated lease on a room. As he wonders how to pay the rent, he discovers that he can see the contents of his mind unfolding whilst looking into his eyes in the mirror. He realises that he can apply his gift to others ("If you can look inside yourself, you can look inside anyone!"), and sets up a business in his room, selling tailor-made dreams to a variety of frustrated and neurotic clients."...
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Topics: Surrealist, Hans Richter, Max Ernst, Fernand Léger, Man Ray, Venice Film Festival, Experimental,...
Community Video
by Hans Ricther
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Original Audio
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Topics: dreams, money, buy, dada, surrealism, surreal, man, ray, hans, richter, art, film
National Film Preservation Foundation
by Charles Guggenheim & Associates
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St. Louis’s annual report to taxpayers.  The Big City  visually illustrated how tax dollars were put to good use and was considered a “graphic, fluent and compact documentary” by Howard Thompson. Note:  Sixteen prints were made for exhibition by schools, civic organizations, and church groups. For more on the filmmaker, see Shelby Coffey III, “Politics as an Art Form: Guggenheim and the Movies,”  Washington Post , Feb. 9, 1969, 262.
Topic: sponsored film
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
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To come.
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Topics: prelinger, home movies
Scenes shot in Detroit backyards and on street; wedding party on street; a railfan excursion and a car crash.
Topics: home movies, Detroit, Michigan, 1930s, weddings, streets, houses, families, railroads, trains,...
8mm home movie showing a bride on the snowy streets of (probably) Detroit; family scenes inside a house, ca. 1950s
Topics: home movies, brides, weddings, Detroit, families, houses and homes, interiors, children
Description : Documents flooding on San Francisquito Creek (Palo Alto area) in 1998. Aerial from S.F. Bay upstream to El Camino Real. Call Number : GB 1399.4 P35 F5 1998 Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Santa Clara Valley Water District. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the...
Topics: californialightandsound, Floods--California--Palo Alto Region, San Francisquito Creek (Calif.)
Net Cafe
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The big buzzword in the late nineties was "portal". Every web site wanted to become the place people went to first so that they could monetize the traffic. This program looked at several would-be portal sites including excite.com, citysearch.com, hotbot.com, bud.com, links.net, and netscape.com. Originally broadcast in 1998 from the CyberSmith internet cafe in Palo Alto, California. Episode #240.
Topics: portal, excite, netscape, 240
Community Video
by Santa Barbarian
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1997 palo alto ad
Topic: raw sushi home video
FedFlix
by Department of Defense
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Department of Defense PIN 23521 FEW GOOD MEN, A BOOT CAMP TRAINING FOR MARINE CORPS RECRUITS.
Topics: dod.gov, public.resource.org
Other Minds Audio Archive
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Jim LeBrecht and Andy Wiskes discuss their formidable audio contributions to film and theater, including their critically acclaimed soundtrack collaboration on the 1986 Berkeley Repertory Theater’s production of Tennessee William’s “The Night of the Iguana”. LeBrecht, the resident sound designer of more than fifty performances with the Berkeley Rep., and Wiskes, a sound recordist for such feature films as “Where the River Runs Black” and “Howard the Duck”, present ambient...
Topics: KPFA-FM, World Ear Project, Other Finds, Soundscapes
FedFlix
by National Archives and Records Administration
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National Archives and Records Administration - ARC Identifier 95622 / Local Identifier KODAK-KODAK-164 - New York Water Supply - Eastman Kodak Company. Traces water 150 miles from tile Schoharie Reservoir to New York City. Contains aerial views of the land through the water passes, various views of the water On its journey, and cutaway diagram of passages beneath the ground. The water flows to the Ashokan Reservoir, through the Hudson River Tunnel, and to the Hill View Reservoirs Water is used...
Topics: archives.gov, public.resource.org
Prelinger Archives
by de La Varre, André
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Street scenes, buildings and monuments. Baths.
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Prelinger Archives
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"Yosemite National Park, gifted by nature with a grove of SEQUOIAS, also offers fine chances to study plant and animal life." Big trees; sequoia grove Car driving through tree trunk of "Fallen Giant" tree Grizzly Giant descriptive sign Animated labels appear on cross-section of cut trunk showing age of trees and particular rings VS wildflowers: azales, iris, blue lupine, phlox, dogwood, elephant-head, marsh marigold science student studying plant group getting natural...
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Prelinger Archives
by March of Time
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Promotes recreation (especially under nighttime lighting) as the answer to boredom, juvenile delinquency and social pathologies.
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Topics: Recreation, Juvenile delinquency, Children
Prelinger Archives
by Calvin Company
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06:01:15:21 Salesman dressed in turn of twentieth century fashion on circus-like stage in front of large anatomical drawings; calls forward audience with his cane, back of audience members heads face camera, salesman peddling Elixir of Health from South America. 06:03:23:13 Man wearing 1930s fashion suit pants and suspenders lies on examination table as doctor taps on man’s chest, looks inside his mouth. Old-fashioned late-nineteenth century salesman enters hospital room as doctor leaves;...
Prelinger Archives
by ERPI Classroom Films, Inc.
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Classic educational film on the workings of the circulatory system.
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Prelinger Archives
by Hardcastle Films
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St. Louis, Missouri: Catholic mission in the slums. 06:02:15:01 VS 1950s interracial group (African American and White children) of boys various ages from adolescent to early teen, playing baseball in unkempt field. 06:02:42:09 Group of mostly Black and White girls adolescent to teenagers socializing around a bench in rugged park of dead yellow uncut grass. 06:03:48:03 CU white marble cross shot through window; in reflection of window children and teenagers appear to walk away from cross toward...
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Prelinger Archives
by Coronet Instructional Films
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DEMONSTRATES LIGHT AS A FORM OF RADIANT ENERGY. EXPLAINS THE PRINCIPLES OF REFLECTION & REFRACTION & SHOWS HOW THESE PRINCIPLES APPLY TO THE SCIENCE OF OPTICS. SHOWS HOW 2 BOYS ON EARLY A.M. FISHING TRIP DISCOVER PRINCIPLES OF REFLECTION AND REFRACTION OF LIGHT THROUGH SIMPLE EXPERIMENTATION. DIAGRAMS EXPLAIN THE OPERATION OF CAMERA & HUMAN EYE.
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Educational Films
by McGraw-Hill Book Co.
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Harvest of Shame Reel 1 Reel 2 available here Shows the degradation and exploitation of millions of migratory farm workers in the United States. Spokesmen for the groups present their views, both for and against the use of migratory workers under the conditions seen.
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Topics: Educational Film, Series: Harvest of Shame, United States (1951-1999), Labor and laboring classes,...
Home Movies
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The 1936 New Year's Party
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Topic: Home movies
Prelinger Archives
by Aladdin
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Some comedy sequences, people running over around and behind bathing changing rooms
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Prelinger Archives
by Kostich Art Travelogues
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comment 1
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Prelinger Archives
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Shaping San Francisco
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Hazel Lagenour, first woman to swim across the Golden Gate, in 1911, provided courtesy Bill Pickelhaupt.
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Topics: First swim, Golden Gate, Hazel Lagenour
FedFlix
by California Department of Transportation
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California Department of Transportation Video VH-270 Land Surveyor, Part 9: Photogrammetry Thorough, careful, no-nonsense instruction by practicing land surveyors and panelists who grade exams.
Topics: caltrans.ca.gov, public.resource.org
Community Video
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Inleiding tot Fotogrammetrie
Topics: Fotogrammetrie, De Hollandse Cirkel, Hollandse Cirkel, Geodesie, www.beeldbank-dhc.nl, beeldbank-dhc
Prelinger Archives
by Guggenheim (Charles) & Associates
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1950s documentary in the neorealist style. Film reminiscent of Vittorio De Sica’s Umberto D. Old man is evicted from his apartment, tired and alone, visits the various public services in St. Louis available to him. 11:01:07:12 CU open suitcase lying on bed, disembodied hands of old man packing suitcase; superimposed title credits; wedding photograph packed on top of clothes in suitcase; old man closes suitcase and exits bedroom with bare light bulb hanging above the bed. 11:02:08:17 LS old...
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Description : Documents activities at California College of Arts and Crafts between 1948 and 1950; portrays campus events, school functions, and field trips. Many of the segments are fragmentary, and there is no sound track. On screen text accompanies some footage; these have been transcribed when they occur. Note inside original container: Comtes entertains at nursery -- Kanaka dance -- Some of the grads -- Marsh Creek picnic -- [Candid campus...] -- [Form in motion…] -- Faculty picnic --...
Topics: californialightandsound, California College of Arts and Crafts, Arcata (Calif.), home movie
Museum of Performance and Design
by Halprin, Anna
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Note : Still image for first ~20 seconds. Break-up increases toward end of tape. Additional Title : Scores Call Number : 011.015.011 Description : This recording is part of the Anna Halprin Papers held at the Museum. Anna Halprin is recognized as a pioneer of postmodern dance in America and her papers are one of the Museum's most heavily used, drawing inquiries and researchers from around the world. Since moving to California in the 40s, Anna has worked with many of the major names in modern...
Topic: californiarevealed
San Diego State University, Special Collections and University Archives
by KPBS; San Diego Ballet Company
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Note : Dropout throughout content. Description : SD Ballet Company - only professional ballet company in San Diego, attracted numerous well-known dancers and choreographers. Additional Desription : Note on original container: "Rec. Date 9-8" (no year listed). Source : 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the San Diego Ballet Dance Company. Copyright holder has given San Diego State University, Special Collections and University Archives permission...
Topics: californialightandsound, Ballet, Ballet companies--California--Diego, Dance companies
Prelinger Archives
by Techfilm Studio, Moscow
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[Educational Screen] "The film records the successful experiments in the resuscitation of life to dead animals, as conducted by Dr. S.S. Bryukhonenko at the Institute of Experimental Physiology and Therapy, Voronezh, U.S.S.R. According to the New York Times, the experiments are hailed by American biologists as promising a new epoch in medical science, 'bringing closer the day when operations now incompatible with life will be possible'."
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German Cinema from Lutz Mommartz
by Lutz Mommartz and the Filmklasse Münster
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1976 Im Glashaus der Illusionen 36,22’ Filmklasse Münster GCommunity film with Herbert Baumann, Wolfgang Braden, Dieter Fietzke, Rainer Klaholz, Uli Meyer, Bernd Rickfelder, Lutz Mommartz, Harald Balke, Rolf Schönrock, Franziska v. Offern From the classroom to the public. (LM) The Art Academy Münster / Germany is a University of Fine Arts. In terms of liberal arts here artists and art educators are studying in joint classes in the fields of painting, sculpture, installation art,...
Topics: Lutz Mommartz, German experimental Cinema, Die Filmklasse Münster, Herbert Baumann, Wolfgang...
Classic TV
by George E. Foley
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From the live tv anthology series Tales of Tomorrow. After a customer is overly eager to buy a crystal egg, an antique shop owner does the only logical thing: takes it to the chairman of Cambridge's physics department (played by Thomas Mitchell, Uncle Billy from It's a Wonderful Life), who discovers the egg's secret. From a story by H. G. Wells More info at the IMDB . Upload courtesy of Inventing Situations . Hopefully in the public domain.
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Topics: H. G. Wells, scifi, live tv, television, tv, tales of tomorrow, Thomas Mitchell
National Film Preservation Foundation
by International Film Foundation
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Subtle case study produced for parents, teachers, and mental health professionals on the importance of constructive parenting in overcoming childhood fears. The parents of a healthy five-year-old do not grasp why their child fears entering a cave. The mother tries to be sympathetic, but the father shows impatience. Feeling anger at his father, the child drowns his stuffed bear. After the parents take time to think about their son’s behavior, they resolve to show greater understanding, and...
Topic: sponsored film
National Film Preservation Foundation
by Documentary Film Associates
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Internationalist film exploring the economic and political importance of Latin America to the United States. A document of the “Good Neighbor Policy” era,  The Bridge  shows the endemic poverty and recent industrialization of Latin America and looks to such postwar advances as air travel, the “bridge” that will eventually link the United States with its neighbors to the south. The  New York Times  quoted Willard Van Dyke as saying, “We cannot expect to do much trade with South...
Topic: sponsored film
Prelinger Archives
by Bosse (Karl Kurt)
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Beautifully animated explication of human eye and eyesight.
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Topics: Perception: Vision, Animation
Prelinger Archives
by RKO-Pathe
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Encourages American workers to make the best possible use of their time in a war where industrial production and combat are synchronized on an international level.
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Topics: World War II: Homefront, Timekeeping, Globalization
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
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To come.
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Topics: prelinger, home movies
Short Format Films
by James Sibley Watson
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An American experimental film by James Sibley Watson, based on a Biblical story. The movie was downloaded here: http://www.publicdomaintorrents.com/nshowmovie.html?movieid=576 An article by James Sibley Watson on his films (1975): http://www.lib.rochester.edu/index.cfm?PAGE=3507
Topic: James Sibley Watson
Folkscanomy: Fringe and Off-Center
by USAF Air Photographic and Charting Service
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United States Air Force documentary on cartography and geography in the Space Age - a profile of the 1370th Photo Mapping Wing of the Military Airlift Transport Service.  From a videocassette at the National Archives: - local identifier 342.20227DF - ARC # 7062923 - USAF FR 165
Topics: geography, mapping, military, cartography, Air Force
Collectie Filmcollectief
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Mapping Australia / Cartografie in Australië. Dit is de digitaal gereinigde versie op een resolutie van 1280x1024. Deze film was vrijwel volledig naar rood aan het verkleuren en met kleurenbijstelling zijn de verdwijnende kleuren naar boven gehaald. An Australian Commenwealth Film Unit production for the Department of national Development. An Australian National Film Board production from the News and Information Bureau. Nederlands gesproken / Dutch spoken
Topics: mapping, cartografie, australie, australia
Ourmedia
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This may be the earliest attempt to use automated cartography to display dynamic spatial information. The movie portrays the urban expansion of Lansing, MI where Schmidt was working at the Michigan State University Urban Regional Research Institute. Data for every property from 1850 to 1965 was coded by square mile section of the Public Land Survey System. Tto produce the SYMAP output, a thematic attribute was generated of the cumulative percent of land developed during each five year period....
Topics: computer graphics, thematic cartography, GIS, maps